Artur Dmochowski

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey Kraków Jagiellonian University
Artur Dmochowski
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4th Poland Ambassador to Montenegro
Assumed office
Preceded byIrena Tatarzyńska
Personal details
Born (1959-06-13) June 13, 1959 (age 61)
Spouse(s)Monika Dmochowska
Alma materJagiellonian University
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
ProfessionJournalist, columnist, historian, diplomat
AwardsPOL Polonia Restituta Komandorski BAR.svg POL Krzyż Wolności i Solidarności BAR.svg

Artur Antoni Dmochowski[1] (born 13 June 1959 in Kraków)[2] is a Polish journalist, historian, and diplomat; ambassador to Montenegro (since 2018).


Dmochowski had started, in 1978, his studies at the AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków. In 1986, he graduated from history at the Jagiellonian University. He has been educated also at the University of Maryland (postgraduate studies in foreign policy) and, thanks to Fulbright grant, in 1995, he gained MA from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, California.[3]

In 1980, he was spokesman of the Founding Committee of the AGH Independent Students’ Association. Between 1984 and 1985, he was presiding the Student Self-Government and was member of the Senate of the Jagiellonian University. During the whole 1980s he was active in the underground publishing movement; being founder and editor-in-chief of the Od Nowa and Czas Solidarności magazines. He has been arrested and detained several times.[4]

After the collapse of communism in 1989, he continued his work as an editor and journalist for, among others, Nowy Dziennik in New York, TVP3 Kraków, and Gazeta Polska. In 1993, he started his career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was representing Poland at the CSCE Peace Mission in Georgia (1994) and the OSCE Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina (1996), among others. From 2000 to 2006 he was serving as a minister-counsellor at the Embassy in Rome.[5] Since 2006, he was journalist again, founding and directing the TVP Historia channel.[3] Since 2011, Dmochowski has been editor of Gazeta Polska and Gazeta Polska Codziennie daily. In November 2015 he was back at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on a post of a spokesman. From 9 May 2016[6] to 9 October 2017[7] he was chairman of the Polish Press Agency.

On 29 August 2018, Dmochowski was nominated ambassador to Montenegro,[8] presenting his letter of credence on 6 September 2018.[9]

He is married to Monika Dmochowska, with two children.[4]




  1. ^ "ARTUR ANTONI DMOCHOWSKI ('59) - Internetowy Monitor Sądowy i Gospodarczy". (in Polish). Retrieved 2019-12-21.
  2. ^ "Artur Dmochowski – Encyklopedia Solidarności". (in Polish). Retrieved 2019-12-21.
  3. ^ a b "MFA Spokesperson Artur Dmochowski". 2019-12-21. Archived from the original on 2019-12-21. Retrieved 2019-12-21.
  4. ^ a b "Ambasador". 2019-12-21. Archived from the original on 2019-12-21. Retrieved 2019-12-21.
  5. ^ "Zapis przebiegu posiedzenia Komisji Spraw Zagranicznych /nr 117/". (in Polish). 2018-07-18. Retrieved 2019-12-21.
  6. ^ "Artur Dmochowski, obecnie rzecznik MSZ, będzie prezesem PAP". Onet Wiadomości (in Polish). 2016-04-29. Retrieved 2019-12-21.
  7. ^ "Artur Dmochowski zrezygnował ze stanowiska prezesa PAP". (in Polish). 2017-10-12. Retrieved 2019-12-21.
  8. ^ "Artur Dmochowski ambasadorem Polski w Czarnogórze". (in Polish). 2018-08-29. Retrieved 2019-12-21.
  9. ^ Diplomatic List (PDF). Podgorica: Montenegro Ministry of Foreign Affairs. November 2019. p. 89.
  10. ^ "Postanowienie nr rej. 150/2017 Prezydenta Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej z dnia 12 kwietnia 2017 r. o nadaniu orderów i odznaczeń". (in Polish). 2017-04-12. Retrieved 2019-12-21.
  11. ^ "Kraków: odznaczenia dla działaczy opozycji antykomunistycznej". (in Polish). 2016-11-08. Retrieved 2019-12-21.